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Punjab’s top law officer has told Pakistan’s Supreme Court that the state had made failings in the case of Imdad Ali, a schizophrenic man who faces hanging. Pakistan has signed international treaties banning the execution of mentally ill prisoners.
Judges in Pakistan will tomorrow consider the case of a prisoner who could be hanged at as little as three days’ notice, despite evidence that he was arrested as a child.
The Supreme Court in Pakistan is to consider the case of a prisoner who could be hanged at as little as three days’ notice, despite evidence that he was arrested as a child.
Just hours after innocent juvenile Aftab Bahadur was hanged, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal for Shafqat Hussain, says the legal charity Reprieve.
The Pakistan Supreme Court has admitted an appeal filed by Shafqat Hussain's legal team, scheduling a hearing for 9am tomorrow, four hours after he is due to be executed.
A landmark legal battle being brought by people with disabilities against the Bedroom Tax has been given permission to go to the Supreme Court.
The UK Supreme Court has decided that Scientology is a religion and that its churches a "place of meeting for religious worship" suitable for wedding registration.
Italy’s Supreme Court has declared an anti-Roma policy - the so-called 'Nomad emergency' - unlawful and unfounded.
Amnesty Inyernational has called upon Texas to commute the death sentence of a prisoner assessed as having a mental disability.
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